How to Identify Errors in Negation


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In grammar, what is negation?

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1. What auxiliary verb indicates negation when used with 'not'?

2. Which sentence correctly uses the auxiliary verb to indicate negation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will examine your definitions of vocabulary terms such as auxiliary verb, negation, and double negative.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Specifically, you will be assessed on:

  • How to spot and fix a double negative
  • The correct usage of auxiliary verbs to indicate negation
  • The grammatical definition of negation

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as double negative and negation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on negation errors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding proper grammar

Additional Learning

Interested in learning more about negation errors? Take a look at the accompanying lesson on How to Identify Errors in Negation. This lesson will cover the following topics:

  • The definition of negation
  • The auxiliary verb 'Do'
  • The use of contractions
  • Negative adverbs
  • Double negatives